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# Explain how this figure is a trapezium. Which of its two sides are parallel? (Fig 3.32)

**Solution:**

In the given figure KLMN

Since two pair of adjacent angles which form pairs of consecutive interior angles are supplementary,

i.e., ∠L + ∠M = 180°

Thus, 80° + 100° = 180°

Therefore, NM is parallel to KL

Hence, KLMN is a trapezium as it has a pair of parallel sides KL and NM.

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 3

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## Explain how this figure is a trapezium. Which of its two sides are parallel?

NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 3 Exercise 3.3 Question 10

**Summary:**

KLMN is a trapezium as it has a pair of parallel sides KL and NM.

**☛ Related Questions:**

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